$23.2 million Powerball Jackpot have found its owner; 43 players won the second prizes
The Powerball lottery jackpot worth $731.1 million has just found out the owner on January 20, jackpot continues to be owned on this January 23 drawing.
The winning numbers are 5 · 8 · 17 · 27 · 28
The number on the Powerball red ball is 14
Power Play 3XA player who won $23.2 million bought the ticket in New Jersey.
43 players won the second prizes in this drawing:
- 28 players won $1 million. They bought the tickets in: 2 Arizona, 4 Florida, 1 Illinois, 1 Massachusetts, 1 Missouri, 1 Montana, 1 New Jersey, 1 New Mexico, 11 New York, 1 North Carolina, 1 North Dakota.
- 8 players got $2 million with Power Play. They bought the tickets in: 2 Florida, 1 Georgia, 1 Illinois, 1 New Hampshire, 1 New Jersey, 1 New York, 1 Puerto Rico.
- 7 California players received $33,827.
Powerball lottery also awarded 57 third prizes:
- 30 players won $50,000.
- 19 players won $150,000 with Power Play 3X.
- 8 California players won $7,577.
Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26).
The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $1.586 billion, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
To win the Powerball jackpot a player must match all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338, which doesn’t change even if more players buy tickets when the jackpot is enormous.
You have a better chance of winning the Powerball jackpot if you let the computer select your numbers, according to lottery officials. About 75 percent of winning tickets over the years had numbers picked by a computer.
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These are the five largest Powerball jackpots in the game’s history:
- $1.586 billion, Jan. 13, 2016
- $768.4 million, March 27, 2019
- $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017
- $731.1 million, Jan. 20, 2021
- $688 million, Oct. 27, 2018
- $590.5 million, May 18, 2013
For the next drawing, Powerball jackpot is $20 million. It will roll on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
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